The average hourly pay for a Sous Chef in Ireland is €12.42.
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€10 - €15
€242 - €5,171
€21,576 - €37,233
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Job Description for Sous Chef
The position of Sous Chef requires prime management skills and the ability to control the kitchen before, during, and after every service. The Sous Chef is in charge of a majority of the kitchen staff and must be able to manage the kitchen operations on a day-to-day basis. This person is in charge of disciplining staff and, in some cases, terminating them. The Sous Chef also deals with quality control issues and has a major say in creating new menu items and updating older ones. The Sous…Read more
Sous Chef Tasks
- Assist management of food preparation, planning, and production.
- Substitute for the executive chef or line cooks when off-duty or during staff shortages.
- Supervise kitchen staff.
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Popular Skills for Sous Chef
Avg. Hourly Rate
Skills in Food Preparation, Menu Planning, People Management, Order Inventory and Training are correlated to pay that is above average.
Pay by Experience Level for Sous Chef
An early career Sous Chef with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of €11.34 based on 60 salaries. A mid-career Sous Chef with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of €12.46 based on 78 salaries. An experienced Sous Chef with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of €13.50 based on 98 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of €14.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Sous Chef in their job title in Dublin, Dublin earn an average of 5.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Cork, Cork (3.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Donegal, Donegal (18.1% less), Tralee, Kerry (11.4% less) and Limerick, Limerick (11.4% less).
Years of Experience
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